Archive for July, 2012

Statement to the press by the President of the Security Council on elections in Libya

11th July 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The members of the Security Council welcome the holding on 7 July 2012 of the first national elections in Libya in nearly half a century. The members of the Security Council consider the elections a milestone for Libya’s democratic transition. (more…)

UN calls for international tax to raise $400 billion to finance development needs

10th July 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The United Nations is proposing an international tax, combined with other innovative financing mechanisms, to raise more than $400 billion annually for development and global challenges such as fighting climate change. (more…)

Secretary-General’s statement on Elections in Libya

9th July 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General warmly congratulates the Libyan people on the occasion of the country’s first election in nearly half a century. (more…)

Secretary-General’s statement on the parliamentary election in Timor-Leste

9th July 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General congratulates the people, Government and political parties of Timor-Leste for the peaceful and orderly manner in which today’s parliamentary election was held. (more…)

Secretary-General’s remarks at the Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan

9th July 2012 Uncategorized

Tokyo – I would like to express my deep appreciation to the Government of Japan for its commitment to peace in Afghanistan and for generously hosting this event.
I also commend the Government of Afghanistan for defining its vision for the Transformation Decade. (more…)